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Dayton opposes hike in gas tax

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Gov. Mark Dayton rejected a recommendation to increase Minnesota’s gasoline tax by 40 cents a gallon over two decades.

Ironically, the proposal to increase the state’s gasoline tax came as a recommendation from his newly appointed transportation commissioner, Charles Zelle.


Zelle had served on a Dayton task force that was charged with finding transportation funding.

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